Okanagan Goalkeeper Academy

Highlights

  • Sessions led by Whitecaps Okanagan Academy Goalkeeper Coach Kai Tolpinrud
  • Managed by David Broadhurst Whitecaps Okanagan Academy Centre Head Coach.
  • Participants follow an official Whitecaps FC training curriculum
  • Includes footwork, diving, handling, shot stopping, crosses, distribution and organization
  • Connected to the Whitecaps FC Academy Centre network to provide greater exposure and opportunities
  • In partnership with TOFC
     

Structure

  • Boys and Girls U9 to U18.
  • Two programs. U9 to U14 open registration for motivated players and U13 to U18 invite only registration for selected players.
  • Players remain with clubs.
  • Ten month program: three integrated phases; fall, winter, and spring.

Fall - 11 Sessions

  • Outdoors - 5 Sessions
  • Indoors - 6 Sessions
  • September 16 through November 28

Goalkeepers Academy - U9 to U14 (2007-2002) - Open Registration

Goalkeeper Prospects Academy - U13 to U18 (2003-1998) - Invitation Only

 

Winter - 8-10 Sessions

Goalkeepers Academy - U9 to U14 (2002-2007) - Open Registration - 10 sessions

  • Day - Saturdays
  • Time - 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
  • First Session - January 9
  • Last Session - March 12
  • Open registration for motivated keepers

Goalkeeper Prospects Academy - U13 to U18 (1998-2003) - Invitation Only - 8 sessions

  • Day - Saturdays
  • Time - 10:15 am to 11:45 am
  • First Session - January 2
  • Last Session - February 20
  • Prospects, registration by invitation only

Location

Fall training sessions will take place at Marshall Fields in Vernon, or Vernon Vantage One Soccer Centre.

Winter training sessions will take place at Vernon Vantage One Soccer Centre.


Coach Bio

Kai Tolpinrud
  • Hønefoss BK – Goalkeeping coach – Norwegian 1st Division
  • Goalkeeping Coaching at Simon Fraser University
  • Various Goalkeeping Clinics throughout Canada
  • Vancouver Whitecaps Soccer Schools
  • John Craven Soccer Schools

Registration 

All returning and new players selected from an evaluation will receive an invite by email to register.

Fees:

Fall - $275 + GST

Fall Goalkeepers Academy - U9 to U14 (2007-2002)

Registration is now closed

Fall Goalkeeper Prospects Academy - U13 to U18 (2003-1998)

Invite Only. Players will receive a link for registration via e-mail.

 

Winter 

Winter Goalkeepers Academy - U9 to U14 (2002-2007) 

$250 + GST

Winter Goalkeeper Prospects Academy - U13 to U18 (1998-2003) 

$200 + GST

Invite Only. Players will receive a link for registration via e-mail.

 

Equipment:

  • All NEW players require a WFC training kit and track suit.
  • One-time fee, valid for at least two years
  • Mandatory - Training kit (shorts, shirt, socks) - $80 + GST
  • Mandatory - Track suit - $80 + GST

Policies

  • Refund requests…
    • received more than 14 days before the start of a phase, will be subject to a 10% administration fee on the registration amount paid.
    • received less than 14 days but more than 2 days before the start of a phase, will be subject to a 20% administration fee on the registration amount paid.
    • received less than 2 days before the start of a phase will not be granted.
  • Registration refunds for medical reasons can only be processed upon receipt of a note from a medical professional. These refunds will be subject to a 10% administration fee, plus a fee for any sessions transpired.
  • No partial refunds will be issued for individual sessions missed by the participant.
  • Whitecaps FC reserves the right to move players to the appropriate training group.
  • In the event that a session is cancelled due to weather, we will do our best to reschedule.

Contact

Head Coach:
Okanagan Head Coach, David Broadhurst - dbroadhurst@whitecapfc.com or 250.550.5489

Whitecaps FC Administrator
gopro@whitecapsfc.com or 604.669.9283 ext 2297 or toll free  1.855.932.1932